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Fireman as ATC! Tirupati airport officials to face action

A senior airport official and a helpful fireman at the Tirupati airport guided a Jet Airways flight carrying around 60 passengers to land on the morning of January 9 as two air traffic controllers wer

Costa Concordia 'will be refloated and removed whole'


The massive wreck of the tragic Costa Concordia will be refloated and removed whole, a report, quoting an Italian official, has claimed.

Franco Gabrielli, the head of the Civil Protection Authority,

Oil firms halt fuel supplies to AI, disruption in flights

State-owned oil companies today halted supplies of jet fuel to Air India for failing to honour payments even after expiry of the 90-day credit period, partially affecting the airline's flights.


Free Internet service in Beijing to boost tourism


China will provide free Internet service at its major tourist attractions in the capital to boost tourism, a top official said today.

"Beijing will this year cover all its 211 A-class tourist attrac

Railways ready to partner hi-speed Kerala corridor


The central government on Friday promised financial assistance to the Kerala government for setting up a high-speed rail corridor from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargode, a first of its kind in the count

China makes its own magnetic train

A Chinese locomotive company has rolled out the country's first home-made magnetically levitated (maglev) train that creates less pollution than the conventional ones and ideal for transport in the ur

Two Koreans, Italian found alive in Italy cruise disaster


Two South Korean honeymooners were rescued on Sunday from a cruise ship wreck on an Italian island as emergency crews searching for dozens missing said they could hear another voice inside.


Ten train passengers found drugged, robbed

Ten passengers in a general, unreserved compartment of the Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express were on Monday found drugged at Danapur railway station near Patna and their valuables worth Rs.150,000 stolen

Fire crackers help railways deal with fog

In these high-tech times, Indian Railways continues to rely on the age-old practice of bursting fire crackers on tracks to alert train drivers during dense fog.

"Fire crackers continue to help us dea

DGCA raps airlines on safety issues, says no short-cut

DGCA has rapped all the Indian air carriers over the issue of neglecting safety due to financial constraints and made it clear today no airline would be allowed to take a 'short-cut' on the safety fro

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